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Shop Diesel Mechanic in Bedford Park, Illinois

  • Position: Diesel Mechanic
  • Category: Contract to Hire

Job Description:

Shift: M – F, 8am -2:30pm

Pay Rate: $25.00 - $33.00/hr., depending on experience

  • 401k
  • Paid time off
  • Large, clean work environment

Job Description For Shop Diesel Mechanic:

  • Examine vehicles to determine extent of damage or malfunction(s).
  • Perform inspections and preventative maintenance of vehicles and equipment under manufacturer & DOT specifications.
  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications and filter replacements.
  • Repair, reline, replace, and adjust brakes (air, hydraulic, electric and brake accessories).
  • Test drive vehicles and test components using proper equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and repair suspension systems including leaf and coil spring systems, and Hendrickson walking beam type suspension systems.
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical systems, exhaust systems, steering systems, air conditioning, PTO’S, custom exhaust systems, diesel and gasoline engines, fuel tanks, fifth wheels, trailer hitches, pintle hooks, auxiliary axles and frames.
  • Adjust, remove and replace clutches and drivelines.
  • Perform front axle king pin and bushing repairs.
  • Perform basic aluminum and steel wire welding.
  • Inspect orders for completion and quality before presentation or delivery to customers
  • Utilize machinery in order to repair or fabricate.
  • File, grind, sand and smooth filled or repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools.
  • Understand and follow the minimum periodic inspection standards listed in the FMCSR.
  • Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical window and seat operating equipment and trim to gain access to vehicle bodies and fenders.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace.


Requirements  For Shop Diesel Mechanic Candidate:

  • 5+ years’ experience with heavy-duty truck and/or trailer repair.
  • Equivalent of High School diploma or GED.
  • Must own basic set of hand tools.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to pass a physical.
  • ASE 609 Qualified a plus!
  • Any ASE Qualification a plus!


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